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I love Photoshop techniques that offer all kinds of possibilities for experimentation—and the following tutorial is a perfect example of one of those techniques. In this issue, we’re going to take a portrait and replace the person’s image with text (think 2009 Grammy posters). Pick a portrait that offers good contrast—a photo that’s very dramatic and dark probably won’t work as well. I’ve had the best success with straight-on head and shoulder shots, but again, feel free to experiment with all types of photos. For the best results, choose a photo that has a light background (or select the background around the person and make it lighter). Create a new document (File>New) in a size that’s smaller than your photo: the specifics don’t really matter.
Incorporating lighting effects is a great way to bring energy and flow into your designs. In this tutorial, I will show you how to create some amazing lighting effects from scratch using a free open source program and then adding final touches to the image inside of Photoshop. Required Resources Download the Resources (Includes the final PSD) Final Image Preview
In this tutorial, we’ll change a full of sunshine, ordinary photograph into a gloomy image of the world after destruction of mankind. Using simple tools, we’ll turn lively streets into abandoned ruins overgrown with weeds. A number of stock images and a few little tricks will let us optimize our work and make this job more interesting and spectacular. So let’s go!
Yo Stumbler follow me on twitter @designshard – Yeehaw! lets ride this design wave. I’ve tried to collect a few photo effects tutorials that are very much centred around one subject rather than a complete photo manipulation. If you don’t like the finished product I’m sure you’ll find some cool techniques to do certain effects in these tutorials.
Article by Tony Chen in Design , Resources , Tutorials | 11 comments Adobe Photoshop, an essential to any designer’s toolkit is probably the most popular graphics editing program out there. Photoshop is easy to learn and offers an extensive array of advanced tools to create some impressive and realistic compositions. All of these are free resources for budding graphics designers to learn basic to intermediate manipulations with this powerful graphics editing software. This article is a collection of some high quality Photoshop tutorials for beginners – this is a place to start. Did you like this article?
Every day morning, designers around the world come up with new fresh ideas for text effects and Photoshop text effects tutorials. It has been awhile since I shared with you the last Photoshop text effects collection. Text is an important element in your design, this importance goes because the text serves both the design and the message behind the design or the message you want to deliver. However, choosing the best font and text effect is one of the most important factors for the design success. Today is the time again to share Photoshop tutorials collection for amazing text effects. If you like these effects, you can check other text effects in the posts below:
Photoshop’s wide array of cloning tools is the cause of many of the absolute best and worst works created with the application. In a skilled and experienced hand, these tools lead to phenomenal results. In the hands of a careless artist, Photoshop cloning can be disastrous to the credibility of the result. This article introduces the several cloning tools available in Photoshop and goes over the proper usage and best practices of each. The Clone Stamp Tool
Looking at how powerful Photoshop can be in terms of photo editing, it’s probably not important if you suck at taking photographs or being labeled an amateur photographer. As long as you picked up a couple of Photoshop photo editing skills, it will still impress those who sees it. So the next time you want to publish some photos online, consider editing them so they look more impressive. Here’s a compilation of 41 Nicest Photoshop Photo Effects you can take into reference.